After all the rumors and speculations, HUAWEI has finally lifted the curtain off the newest iteration of its Nova series. Say hello to the HUAWEI Nova 5 Pro, Nova 5, and Nova 5i.
Nova 5 Pro
Leading the pack is the Nova 5 Pro, which sports a 6.39″ OLED display with FHD+ resolution. Under the hood, you get no less than a Kirin 980, backed by 8GB of RAM and either 128GB/256GB of storage.
For imaging, the phone boasts four rear shooters – a 48MP main camera, a 16MP wide-angle camera, a 2MP depth camera, and another 2MP dedicated macro camera. Up front is a 32MP snapper.
The Nova 5 Pro packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for 40W fast-charging.
The Nova 5 shares most of the Pro’s key specifications, including the display, RAM, cameras and battery capacity. The only big difference is that it runs on the new Kirin 810.
The most affordable of the lot, the Nova 5i has a 6.4-inch IPS display with FHD+ resolution, and runs on a Kirin 710, along with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It also houses 4 rear cameras, and packs a 4,000mAh battery.
All three devices run on EMUI 9,1 on top of Android Pie.
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The HUAWEI Nova 5 Pro is priced at CNY 2,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant, CNY 3,399 for the 8GB + 256GB variant, and CNY 3,799 for the special edition that comes with FreeLace headphones.
The HUAWEI Nova 5 on the other hand, retails for CNY 2,799 for the 8GB + 128GB. Lastkly, Lastly, the HUAWEI Nova 5i will be sold for CNY 1,999 and CNY 2,199 for the 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB variants respectively.\
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.